Dr. Dan C. Martin was the Blossom Ball Honoree by the Endometriosis Foundation of America in 2013. He is Professor Emeritus, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; a community member of the Virginia Commonwealth University Institutional Review Board; and a life fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He has been Divisional Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Divisional Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Tennessee and Divisional Director of Medical Education at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes. Dr. Martin is Past-president of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and the Gynecologic Laser Society. Forty-five peer-reviewed publications on endometriosis are included his more than 414 publications focused on pelvic surgery for endometriosis and fertility.